Luanda, November 2018: The 2nd Africa Oil & Gas Local Content Conference & Exhibition (ALC 2018) is taking place at the Epic Sana Hotel in Luanda from 26 – 27 November 2018. The conference is organised by the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum of the Republic of Angola and AME Trade Ltd. For its second edition, ALC will bring together government representatives, NOC’s, E&P companies, services providers and decision makers from APPO member countries, which Republic of Angola is part of, to stimulate Africa local content strategy and influence local content policies within the oil & gas sector.


Being the second largest oil producer in Africa and having successfully implemented its local content program, the Republic of Angola is the ideal destination to gather international key oil & gas industry experts. Following the success of the first edition, ALC has become the leading local content conference organised in Angola.


ALC 2018 has already +170 registered participants from 21 nationalities. It is sponsored by Total, ExxonMobil, Halliburton, Standard Bank, Schlumberger, Munich Partners, FCB Glocal, Paenal, Friburge Oil & Gas, and supported by the UK Angola Chamber of Commerce, AECIPA, Business France, Lonadek, Angola India Chamber and Angolan Merchant Officers Association. ALC is also 2-day exhibition designed for companies to demonstrate their products and services directly to key decision makers in the African oil and gas industry, as well as physically demonstrating their commitment to doing business in Africa. Confirmed exhibitors include: Brimont, Cabinda Shipping Service Lda, Chevron, Exceptional Service & Supply, Exxonmobil, Friburge Oil&Gas, GNPC, Halliburton Atlantic Ltd, Isq Apave, Nigerian Petroleum Exchange, Paenal, Petronas, Purifilt, Schlumberger, Sonangol, Standard Bank, Total and Veolia.


H.E. Diamantino Azevedo, Minister, Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum, Republic of Angola and H.E. Mahaman Laouan GAYA, Secretary General, African Petroleum Producers Organization will address at the opening ceremony. +35 expert speakers, from both private and public sector, will emphasise on the current local content policiesregulatory and legislative frameworks and local content success stories.


Notable confirmed speakers include:

  • Ambassador Jessica Hand, British Ambassador to Angola
  • Dr Lahra Liberti, Head of Unit, National Resources Department, OECD
  • Hendrik Fredborg Larsen, Country Director, UNDP
  • Andre Kostelnik, Director General, ExxonMobil in Angola
  • Olivier Jouny, Managing Director, Total E&P Angola
  • Braulio de Brito, Chairman and Founder, Tradinter and Executive Director, UK Angola Chamber of Commerce
  • Pedro Guimaraes, Partner, FCB Sociedade de Avogados
  • Paul Eardley-Taylor, Head: Oil & Gas Southern Africa, Standard Bank
  • Dr Kofi Konadu Sarpong, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana National Petroleum Company
  • Abdulmalik Halilu, General Manager, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB)
  • Victor Tivane, Local Content Director, ENH, Mozambique
  • Isalino Marcio Joao, Service Quality and HSE Manager, Angola, Congo and DRC, Halliburton
  • Elsa Luis, Sub Saharan Africa Recruiting and Talent Management, Schlumberger
  • Dalila Iddrissu, Business Development Director, Friburge Oil & Gas
  • Alexandre Gorito, Senior Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group


To register as a delegate and view the full speaker list, please visit: ALC website.